March 20, 2011

James A. Hennesy

James Andrew Hennesy, age 81 of Lincoln, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011 after a lengthy illness with his wife by his side.  Jim was born in Bogalusa, LA on July 3, 1929 to Jewel and Lois (Magovik) Hennesy.  Jim is survived by his wife Bonnie Hennesy, Sons and Daughters-in-law: James and Sue Hennesy of Ham Lake, MN.  John and Kate Hennesy of Keenesburg, CO.  Daughters and Son-in-law: Paula and Pat Winegarner of Westminster, CO.  Cynthia Matos of Colorado Springs, CO.  Step children and spouses: Donald Kramer of Herndon, KY.  Susan and Mark Gerkin of Columbus, GA.  16 Grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren.  Sister-in-law and spouse: Betty and Don Vietz of Lincoln.

Jim was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, All State commander of V.F.W. in Colorado and Minnesota, a member of the United Sheet Metal Workers for 40 years, a member of Calvary Community Church.  Bonnie and Jim together, built the home and business of their dreams, Hennesy Country Stables in 1991.  Jim was an avid Bronco fan and Cowboy at heart.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Calvary Community Church, 4400 N. 1st, Lincoln at 11:00 A.M.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to Calvary Community Church.


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